Cancer and Nursing Approaches
Benchmark – Nursing Process: Approach to Care
The nursing process is a tool that puts knowledge into practice. By utilizing this systematic problem-solving method, nurses can determine the health care needs of an individual and provide personalized care.
Write a paper (1,750-2,000 words) on cancer and approach to care based on the utilization of the nursing process. Include the following in your paper:
You are required to cite to a minimum of four sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and relevant to nursing practice.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:
2.1: Incorporate liberal arts and science studies into nursing knowledge.
3.1 Utilize the nursing process to provide safe and effective care for patients across the life span.
Explore the multimedia on Infectious Disease page of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) website.
Explore the American Cancer Society (ACS) website.
Explore the Basic Genetics page of the Genetic Science Learning Center/University of Utah website.
Explore the Inflammation and Repair page of the Pathology Guy website.
View “Cloning an Army of T Cells for Immune Defense,” from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) website.
View “Antibiotics – Seven Wonders of the Microbe World,” by OpenLearn from the Open University (2011), located on the YouTube website.
View “Cells of the Immune System,” located on the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) website.